Rossini's 'Cinderella' from San Francisco Opera

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Saturday, October 17, 2015

Karine Deshayes as Angelina (Cinderella) in 'La Cenerentola' Karine Deshayes as Angelina (Cinderella) in 'La Cenerentola' (© Cory Weaver/San Francisco Opera)

Join us on Saturday at 1 pm for San Francisco Opera’s revival of Rossini’s La Cenerentola—or "Cinderella"—starring French mezzo-soprano Karine Deshayes as the gentle servant girl who catches the eye of a handsome prince.

Tenor René Barbera is Don Ramiro, a.k.a. Prince Charming; bass-baritone Christian Van Horn is Alidoro (the fairy godfather figure); and Mexican-American baritone Efraín Solís is the Prince’s valet and stand-in Dandini.

CAST:

Cinderella - Karine Deshayes
Don Ramiro - René Barbera
Dandini - Efrain Solis
Don Magnifico - Carlos Chausson
Alidoro - Christian Van Horn
Clorinda - Maria Valdes
Tisbe - Zanda Svede

ENSEMBLE: San Francisco Opera Orchestra and Chorus
CONDUCTOR: Jesus López-Cobos
CHORUS DIRECTOR: Ian Robertson
STAGE DIRECTOR: Gregory Fortner

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